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Localising decision making guide - COVER

Localising decision making: a guide to support effective working across neighbourhood, place and system

This guide has been produced by the LGA and NHS Clinical Commissioners (NHSCC) to provide key prompts and actions for local leaders to promote strong localised decision making across health and local government.

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Loneliness, social isolation and COVID-19

The Local Government Association (LGA) and Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH) have jointly produced this practical advice for Directors of Public Health and others leading the local response to the loneliness and social isolation issues arising from the COVID-19 outbreak.

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COVID-19 Adult safeguarding insight project: findings and discussion

This project was developed to create a national picture regarding safeguarding adults’ activity during the COVID-19 pandemic. It was considered important to understand what happened to learn any lessons for future COVID-19 outbreaks and respond to changing safeguarding needs. It is hoped the data collected could improve understanding of the impact of COVID-19 locally and nationally to help inform preparations and future planning.

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A glass half-full: 10 years on review

The asset-based approach sees citizens and communities as co-producers of health and wellbeing; promotes community networks, relationships and friendships as a way of providing mutual help and support; and, most importantly, empowers communities to control their futures and create tangible resources for themselves.

Analysis of Safeguarding Adult Reviews: April 2017 - March 2019 COVER

Analysis of Safeguarding Adult Reviews: April 2017 - March 2019

This report was commissioned by CHIP − the sector-led Care and Health Improvement Programme, co-produced and delivered by the Local Government Association and the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services in England.

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Very High Alert Level (Tier 3) Regulations

Enforcement advice for local authorities.

Changes to local authority powers and duties

Health protection, adoption and fostering, early years, children’s homes and postponed elections resulting from Coronavirus Regulations 2020

Understanding what constitutes a safeguarding concern COVER

Understanding what constitutes a safeguarding concern and how to support effective outcomes

The purpose of this framework is to offer support in making decisions about safeguarding concerns. It offers a framework to support practice, recording and reporting, in order to impact positively on outcomes for people and on the level of accountability for those outcomes.

End of life care: guide for councils COVER

End of life care: guide for councils

Councils have a key role to play in helping people to die well and with dignity. This guide sets out how councils in England can play that role. The focus of this guide is adults during the final 12 months of their lives but the general principles also apply to children and young people. End of life care is loosely defined as the last year of life, but accurate predictions are difficult, which makes planning, preparation and embedding good practice important.

Strengthening the role of advocacy in making safeguarding personal

Strengthening the role of advocacy in making safeguarding personal

This briefing offers support to those who have duties to commission and arrange advocacy services and to the advocacy sector in its delivery, including in defining both advocacy and Making Safeguarding Personal (MSP).

Re-thinking local

The coronavirus pandemic has redefined how we all think about where and how we live.

Re-thinking local: full publication

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